S.D. Soybean Association Calls on President Trump to Withdraw Chinese Tariffs

The South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) joins the American Soybean Association (ASA) in calling on President Trump to reconsider Chinese tariffs which have caused soybean markets to drop nearly 40 cents a bushel this morning.

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ASA: Potential Steel Tariffs Raise Potential for Retaliation against U.S. Soybeans

Following reports from Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross that the department will recommend tariffs on imported steel and aluminum as a result of its ongoing investigation under Section 232 of the Trade Expansion Act of 1962, soybean farmers have voiced their concern about the potential for retaliation against U.S. soybean imports by the Chinese.

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SDSA Call to Action: Show Your Support for Precision Agriculture at SDSU

This legislative session, the South Dakota Legislature will vote on the proposed House Bill 1264 and Senate Bill 183 which will authorize the Board of Regents to contract for the construction of a precision agriculture classroom and laboratory building.

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SDSA Encourages Members to Support Senate Bill 24 on Non-Meandering Waters

This legislative session, the South Dakota Senate will vote on the Governor’s proposed Senate Bill 24 which will extend the effective date of the current law defining how non-meandering waters may be used.

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ASA Introduces New Class of DuPont Young Leaders

The 34th class of American Soybean Association (ASA) DuPont Young leaders recently began their leadership journey at DuPont Pioneer headquarters in Johnston, Iowa.

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Farm Bill Discussion Focus of South Dakota Soybean Association Annual Meeting on Dec. 6, 2017

A panel of agriculture producers will focus on the upcoming farm bill during the 2017 South Dakota Soybean Association Annual Meeting held in Sioux Falls December 6 at the Best Western Ramkota Hotel (3200 W Maple St). The meeting begins at 2 p.m. in Amphitheater 1.

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SDSA Federal Policy Update

Guest column by Brandon Wipf, farmer from Huron and SDSA Director.

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Dicamba Survey Available on the South Dakota Department of Agriculture’s Website

Following reports of dicamba-related damage to soybean crops, the South Dakota Soybean Association (SDSA) encourages farmers who believe they are experiencing crop damage from dicamba to submit a survey to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture (SDDA).

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Action Alert: Submit Comments to EPA on the RFS Proposal

SDSA needs you to submit comments to EPA this month on the 2018 and 2019 volumes for biomass-based diesel under the Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS).  EPA released its proposed 2018/19 RFS volumes in early July, calling for biodiesel volumes of 2.1 billion gallons in 2019, and an Advanced Biofuels volume of 4.28 billion gallons for 2018.

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ASA DuPont Young Leader Program

The American Soybean Association (ASA), DuPont Pioneer and DuPont Crop Protection are seeking applicants for the 2017–18 ASA DuPont Young Leader Program.

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